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Upcoming Events at the Brooklyn Public Library Inclusive Services Dept.

posted May 16, 2017, 5:37 AM by District 22   [ updated May 16, 2017, 5:38 AM ]
Below find upcoming programs and events through the end of May from Brooklyn Public Library's Inclusive Services department:


The Crisis is Over, Now What? Helping Your Child Thrive After Medical Treatment

Tuesday May 23, 10m-12pm
Central Library
Trustees Room
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11238

Presented by Matthew Joffe, LaGuardia Community College; Moebius Syndrome Foundation; Lenia Batakas, Child Life Specialist, Maimonides Medical Center; and Preeti Saigal, Ph.D. Pediatric Neuropsychologist, Manager of Psychosocial Services, NYU Langone Medical Center

Many children experience after-effects of even relatively minor medical intervention. Nightmares, anxiety and stress can persist long after the event is over. Recognize the signs of trauma in your child, know where to go to get help, and help your child fully recover.

For more information, Spanish or ASL interpretation please call 718.253.4948



Resources for Transition Age Students
Presented by New York State PROMISE

Tuesday May 23, 4pm-7pm
Dweck Auditorium
Central Library
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11238

Is your student with an IEP 14 or older: Find out more about your transition choices at our fair. Meet providers in the adult services world, get information about different types of programs, and learn about employment options.

For more information, Spanish or ASL interpretations please call 718.253.4948


The Adaptive Gaming Arcade is Back!

Sunday May 28, 1-4pm
Central Library, Information Commons Lab

Join us for a fun filled afternoon of Minecraft, rumble patch controllers, Wii and more.

Se habla Espanola
Age 13 and up

For more information call 718.253.4948


1 in 5 kids in the U.S. have a learning or attention issue
Presented by Understood

Tuesday, May 30, 6-7:30pm
Central Library, Trustee's Room
Refreshments will be served

If you struggle with attention, reading, math or writing, it could be due to a learning or attention issue. Learn more about three common conditions.

ADHD: Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder

Dyscalculia: Can be called a "mathematics learning disability." You may even hear it referred to as "math dyslexia"

Dyslexia: Known as a "language-based learning disability" and can be referred to as a "reading disability."

Join other local parents at our community meet-up to discuss your child's experience with learning and attention issues. Swap tips, ask for advice and learn how to advocate in and out of school.

For more information call 718.253.4948


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For questions about these programs or the services we offer, please contact Zadine Richardson at zrichardson@bklynlibrary.org or call 718.253.4948.

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